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Eli Frank Sr. Hon. Eli Frank, Sr. (1874-1958)
R. McGill Mackall (1889-1982)
Oil on canvas, 1947
59 ½ H x 45 W in.
Presented, June 1947
Donor, Mr. & Mrs. Bertram Freedman, Mr. & Mrs. Sydney M. Cone, Jr., Mr. & Mrs. Eli Frank, Jr.
Owner, Baltimore City Circuit Court
Private Career:
Admitted to the bar, c. 1896
Professor, University of Maryland School of Law c.1899-1944
42nd President, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 1920-1921
Board of Trustees, The Johns Hopkins University, 1926-1951
50th President, Maryland State Bar Association, 1943-1944
Member of the firm of Frank, Bernstein, Gutberlet & Conaway, 1944- 1957
Public Service:
Associate Judge, Supreme Bench of Baltimore City, 1922-1944
Appointed to the Supreme Bench of Baltimore City by Governor Albert Ritchie in 1922, following the retirement of Judge John J. Dobler. Named one of the pre-eminent Baltimore lawyers and judges of the 20th century.

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